Knife attack against brother

A MAN has been charged for an alleged armed assault after he threatened his brother with a knife at his home in Shannon Brook, west of Casino on Saturday night.

Local police allege a series of assaults took place at the home of a man between 9pm and 1.35am.

The victim's brother, a 37-year old from Queensland, has been charged with detention for advantage and intent, as well as armed with intent.

It is alleged the attacker assaulted his brother a number of times before threatening him with a knife.

The Shannon Brock man was taken to hospital for treatment.

The alleged attacker was refused bail on Sunday morning and will face Lismore court on Monday February 29.



First baby born in hospital's new maternity ward

premium_icon First baby born in hospital's new maternity ward

There were lots of staff in the room. I didn't know what to expect.

EXCLUSIVE: How our new city centre will look

EXCLUSIVE: How our new city centre will look

Details released for new CBD master plan

Inspired effort: Why Games medallist loves helping kids

premium_icon Inspired effort: Why Games medallist loves helping kids

Ipswich achiever takes time out to encourage young players

Local Partners